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answers questions from parliament about the phone hacking scandal. that's after media mogul rupert murdoch and his son testified yesterday. the bbc's nick robinson reports from london. >> reporter: the policemen, in case you wondered, are there to protect rupert and james murdoch, not take them in for questioning. the tycoon's wife windi was behind him offering physical and emotional support. his son and once heir apparent sat anxiously and protectively at his side throughout. >> i would like to say as well just how sorry i am and how sorry we are. >> reporter: they were sorry. they were humble. but who's fault was the criminality in their company? >> mr. rdoch, do you accept ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> you are not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: who that was, he wouldn't say. >> this is not as an excuse. maybe it's an explanation. "the news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. i employ 53,000 people around the world. >> reporter: in recent years, news i
into the hearing when a man carrying what appeared to be a shaving cream pie accosted rupert murdoch and called him a greedy billionaire. his wife sprang into action, forcing the demonstrator away. police quickly had him in handcuffs. murdoch was shaken but unharmed. it was the point of high drama in a civil exchange. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> both murdoch and his son apologized for what has grown into a massive scandal that is threatening the company. >> these actions do not live up to the standards that our company aspires to everywhere around the world. >> newscorp has been reeling for two weeks since murdoch shutdown their 168 year-old british tabloid. that was after allegations that employees illegally hiked into the voice mail of celebrities politicians, and a 13-year-old murder victim. gregg's you are responsible for this whole fiasco. -- >> do you feel you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> rebekah brooks who ran the newspaper until four days ago also said she was sorry. >> we saw the evidence and acted properly and quickly. >> during the hearing the elder
. trooper >>> murdoch will be in the hot seat today -- rupert murdoch will be on the hot seat and his son will be facing parliament today. ben eisler is following the latest. >> the british lawmakers will look at some serious allegations that folks at a news corp. tablet packed the phone to celebrities, crime victims politicians, and members of the royal family. rupert murdoch prepared for his testimony yesterday. in 50 months, prime minister david cameron had 26 meetings with -- in 15 months, prime mr. david cameron had 26 meetings with news corp.. he cut his trip to africa short. james m. murdock is also in trouble after admitting he paid $1 million to a soccer star whose farm was illegally pact. >> there was a particular settlement that i authorized and i said was made with information that was not right. i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers and that is a matter of regret retreat will regret for me personally been a prominent member of the independent news corp. board yesterday, and supported top management. a man who helped blow the whistle on the scandal was found dead in
limits. the workers allegedly reported a money order donations and not the cash. >>> rupert murdoch will be in the house say today -- will be in the hot seat today. he faces tough questions from british lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. ben eisler is following the latest developments from the satellite center. >> the questions will focus on the phone hacking scandal allegations that people at news corp. tabloids packed into the phones of celebrities crime victims, politicians, and members of the royal family. murdoch go before 10 members of the house of commons and the questions will likely go hard and fast for an hour. he will not testify under oath and will appear most likely with his lawyers that didn't turn to for advice. the goal is to get him to save things that he will have to stand by. questions will likely surround his influence around the british government. david cameron had 26 meetings with rupert murdoch's executives, more than twice the number with any other media organizations. david cameron just cut short his trip to africa after his top and his deputy becam
across the pond from humble pie to custard pie, the latest into the high stakes drama for rupert murdoch and we'll have more -- you saw it right there. his wife stepping down to defend him as she takes down a protester. >> stepped in. she lulued. she didn't hesitate. >>> we begin with the dangerous heat that will not go away now moving to the east coast. matt gutman live in chicago where that city is right in the thick of the worst temperatures so far. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin and that heat that has pummeled the midwest heading your way, it's not so much the heat but the humidity. chicago's bracing for 110 heat index today. in minnesota yesterday it was 134. now, the only other place in the world where that type of heat index is common is the red sea off of saudi arabia. a deadly heat wave that since friday has set 221 records won't release its grip. here in chicago, that heat stirring up a soupy fog that smothered the city. today projected to hit its hottest temperatures here in six years. in iowa, police tering heat buckled i-380 and left workers in kan
. >>> rupert murdoch isn't going to buy sky tv network. all major parties demanded he withdraw the bid after anger increases over employees hacked into voice mailboxes of a kidnapped girl. there is a report the paper tried to hack into the voice mail of 9/11 victims in this country. members of congress are calling for investigation. >>> sometimes in you want a job done right you just have to get in there and do it yourself. that may be why oprah winfrey has named herself chief executive and also chief creative officer of her cable network now that her own tv show ended. ratings of own have so far been pretty lackluster. >>> the final harry potter doesn't open till midnight but sold $32 million in ticks. could mean one of the biggest openings ever. "deathly hallows" will be cost more for tickets. >> giving away special harry potter 3-d glasses. >>> next on this thursday, the surge of pride for the women of the u.s. world cup team. now just one win away from another title. >> this is incredible. we'd love to see them take it all. >>> also, the stars were out for espn's espy awards. wait till y
developments in the phone hacking scandal time rupert murdoch's media empire to 9/11 victims. attorney general eric holder says that he will meet with september 11 family members. investigators are trying to determine whether a police officer turned private investigator was approached by a journalist from nose of the world and offered to pay him to get private phone records of 9/11 victims. news corp. denies any wrongdoing. >>> several people were arrested after a hollywood block party got out of hand. hundreds of people showed up for the event at the famous chinese beer. when police told them to leave many refused. police say that they started fighting throwing bottles smashing windows. officers in riot gear used beanbag guns to subdue them. fortunately, no one was injured. >>> alex trebek went from game show host to a crime fighter. >> at 2:30 yesterday morning chasing a burglar down the hallway at my san francisco hotel until my achilles' tendon ruptured and i fell into a heap. >> the 71-year-old game show host spoke about what happened during an event in san francisco. police arrested a w
scandal with rupert murdoch and the 9/11 victims. attorney general eric holder says he will meet with september 11 families and investigators are trying to determine whether a police officer turned private investigator was approached by a journalist from "news of the world" and offered to pay him for private phone records of 9/11 victims. >>> several people were arrested when rioters clashed with rioters -- with police in hollywood. this happened last night and police ordered them to leave. many started fighting and throwing bottles and smashing windows until officers subdued that would beanbag guns. >>> alex trebek may regret being a crime fighter. >> at 2:30 yesterday morning chasing a burglar down the hall at my san francisco hotel until my achilles' tendon ruptured and i felt in an ignominious keep. >>> the 71-year-old talks about the events. police arrested a woman for allegedly stealing cash and a bracelet and other items from his hotel room. alex trebek is on crutches and will undergo surgery tomorrow. >>> tough talk on the debt the debate -- john boehner >> tried to get
are scheduled to meet with the attorney general about allegations surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire. reporters are accused of trying to gain access to september 11th victims of private phone records. this allegation, as from a former new york police officer turned private investigator who says he turned on the proposal. the fbi has opened a preliminary inquiry into the allegations. >>> after 102 years of healing the military would walter reed medical center is closing. let's go live to the hospital for today's salute. >> there is a concert going on behind me that is the final ceremony to the closing of walter reed army medical center. this is where the light eisenhower passed away and where hundreds of thousands of other wounded warriors came before and after. some came to heal, some came to die, but all came to serve. >> this private first class is here with his family and he says his recovery has been easy thanks to the staff at walter reed. >> this service is outstanding. >> after losing two legs and an arm in afghanistan he has had 10 surgeries and needs another. he w
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